This book considers the place for analytic thinking in the world of psychiatry with its emphasis on an organic approach to major psychiatric disorders. It is the result of a conference that was held at the Institute of Psychoanalysis entitled 'The Organic and the Inner World'.
Table of Contents
Series Editors’ Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- Mind and matter: a psychoanalytic perspective -- Discussion of Ronald Britton’s chapter on mind and matter -- Mechanisms of change in mentalization-based treatment of borderline personality disorder -- Discussion of “Mechanisms of change in mentalization-based treatment of borderline personality disorder” by Peter Fonagy and Anthony Bateman -- Exploring the inner world in a patient suffering from manic-depression -- Response to the chapter by Trudie Rossouw on manic-depression -- Where is the unconscious in dementia? -- Discussion of Sandra Evans’ chapter: “Where is the unconscious in dementia?”